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Open source conference likely back in Portland next year

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oregonlive.com: Organizers of a major open source technology conference said today there's a "good chance" they'll return the event to Portland next summer following one year in San Jose.

The Free Open Source Software Evangelist

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thebeezspeaks.blogspot: We humans are socials creatures that end to flock together in groups, bound by a common set of ideas, believes and values. Sometimes there are tensions between groups, just because their ideas, believes or values differs.

10 Ways Open Source Can Save Your Company

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eweek.com: Open-source software is coming to the enterprise in a big way. Is it time for companies to start considering it? What does this mean for Microsoft Windows?

Google Touts Open Source Growth

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earthweb.com: Google isn't only crawling your Web site, it's looking at your source code as well. That was the introduction for Chris DiBona, the open source programs manager at Google, one of several keynote speakers here at OSCON 2009 today.

Microsoft responds to GPL violations

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  • The Microsoft Linux GPLv2 contribution saga unfolds

  • Falling profits forced Microsoft's open source hand
  • Microsoft and Vyatta rebutt reports of GPL violation
  • Microsoft wants to be part of Unique Identity project: Bill Gates

Of Purists and Pragmatists

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computerworlduk.com: I have been writing about free software for 14 years. For most of that time, a recurrent feature of that world has been a battle for its soul, waged by two distinct camps.

The Linux Kernel and Open Source Drivers

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tech-no-media.com: There has been a lot of talk about the Linux kernel and Open Source drivers this week. Most of it was about Microsoft. Much more interesting is the discussion on Phoronix about the case of the new VIA Chrome 9 DRM (Direct Rendering Manager).

Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards announced

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h-online.com: At OSCON 2009 in San Jose, California, Google announced the winners of this years Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards. The awards have been presented each year since 2005 to individuals for their "dedication, innovation, leadership and outstanding contribution to open source".

Open source seeks to eat its young (again)

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  • Open source seeks to eat its young (again)
  • NASA takes open source into space
  • Charity, open source, and happiness
  • The Real FLOSS Community and the "Faux FLOSS Fundamentalists"

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    opensourcetogo.blogspot: I've come to realize that our community and the people in it, are under attack. We are being disrupted, we are being defamed, we are being lied to, and, in some instances, we are even having our lives invaded.

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